Addiction Books: In The Realm Of Hungry Ghosts

by Joshua Hoe Lately, in addition to my own book, I have been highlighting other addiction books I endorse. Today I have chosen “In The Realm Of Hungry Ghosts” by Gabor Mate //ws-na.amazon-adsystem.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&OneJS=1&Operation=GetAdHtml&MarketPlace=US&source=ac&ref=tf_til&ad_type=product_link&tracking_id=onpirsat-20&marketplace=amazon&region=US&placement=B004ZZMBH6&asins=B004ZZMBH6&linkId=cd7acd8b87818663554811a5c1c5d4e4&show_border=false&link_opens_in_new_window=false&price_color=333333&title_color=0066c0&bg_color=ffffff This is one of my favorite addiction books of all-time. My only complaint is that the first few chapters could have been… Continue reading Addiction Books: In The Realm Of Hungry Ghosts

“Defects of Character,” Humanity, and Connection

by Joshua Hoe A week ago, I made some comments about Maia Szalvitz new book “Unbroken Brain” (well worth a read IMHO). //ws-na.amazon-adsystem.com/widgets/q?ServiceVersion=20070822&OneJS=1&Operation=GetAdHtml&MarketPlace=US&source=ac&ref=tf_til&ad_type=product_link&tracking_id=onpirsat-20&marketplace=amazon&region=US&placement=B014PF3P84&asins=B014PF3P84&linkId=dfebf8b6a053f2fd9453417ee91b2dd8&show_border=false&link_opens_in_new_window=false&price_color=333333&title_color=0066C0&bg_color=FFFFFF One of the comments that I made was that when 12 step programs refer to “defects of character” it was probably meant as a reference to the biblical concept of original sin.… Continue reading “Defects of Character,” Humanity, and Connection

Addiction: 5 Of The Best Things a New President Could Do

by Joshua Hoe Is it time for our first “Addiction President?” What would an “Addiction President” look like? Rumor has it we are about to enter the general election cycle. But, instead of wading into the personality contest that has become our official election process, I am going to make a few suggestions of ways… Continue reading Addiction: 5 Of The Best Things a New President Could Do